From LAX, Lufthansa offers connecting service (change of plane) to Zagreb. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $462. Two buses leave daily from Zagreb to Krk and Rab islands. Regular bus service connects the islands, although the schedule is less frequent in the winter. Reservations are rarely needed.
To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (international dialing code), 385 (the country code for Croatia), then the local number.
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Drazica, 6 Ruzmarinska, Krk; 51-655-755, http://www.hotelikrk.hr. Doubles from about $90.
Hotel Marina, 8 Obala Hrvatske Mornarice, Krk; 51-221-128, http://www.hotelikrk.hr. From $110 to $150 a person.
Hotel Aurora, Suncana Uvala, 51-667-200, http://www.losinj-hotels.com. $95-$110, off-season, $135-$200 in July and August.
TO LEARN MORE
Croatian National Tourist Board, http://www.croatia.hr.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times